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Year of PittGlobal

The University of Pittsburgh has declared academic year 2018-19 as The Year of PittGlobal. Please check back as we add University events and programs to celebrate and progress Pitt's global impact. 

Upcoming Events

Fri 10/19 4:00PM to Sat 10/20 4:00PM
Comfort Women: The Legacy of Sexual Slavery in Asia


As a collaborative partnership between the Allegheny County Bar Association and the Asian Studies Center, the Comfort Women: The Legacy of Sexual Slavery in Asia conference will focus on the historical and legal aspects of sexual enslavement of women by the military in the years before and during World War II. The conference provides the framework for understanding how actions designed to bring about redress can shift from the legal aspects to its cultural and social possibilities.
Thu 11/8 to Fri 11/9
Health, Safety, and Security: Rules of the Road for International Programs


This workshop will be given by the Massachusetts General Hospital center for Global Health and will provide in-depth discussion and practical tips for bringing a culture of health, safety, and security to academic and institutional overseas programs. Using case-based discussion, small groups, and interactive sessions, these experts will help course participants navigate their most challenging issues related to the health, safety, and security of deploying and returning faculty, students, and staff overseas. The cost is $625 for members. 

Thu 1/17 4:30PM - 6:00PM
Humanizing the Global; Globalizing the Human: Salmaan Keshavjee, Harvard Medical School


Dr. Keshavjee is the Associate Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical University and his research spans four areas: (1) multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) treatment and policy; (2) health-sector reform and access to health care and medical technology in transitional societies, with a special focus on countries of the former Soviet Union (Central Asia and the Russian Federation); (3) the role of non-governmental organizations in globalization and the formation of trans-border civil society; and (4) modernity, social institutions, civil society, and health in the Middle East and Central Asia. In addition to being an active clinician, his methodological expertise is in ethnography, participant-observation, and qualitative interview techniques. His lecture will be given in 602 Cathedral of Learning. 
Fri 3/8 to Sun 3/10
2019 CUGH Conference: Translation & Implementation for Impact in Global Health


The 2019 CUGH Conference will be held at the Hilton Chicago Hotel. Join more than 1,800 global health faculty, students, implementers, and leaders from over 55 countries to explore the latest in global health and how academia, NGOs, government and the private sector can translate and implement the global health challenges before us.

Sat 4/13 to Sun 4/14
Global Health & Innovation Conference


The 16th Annual Global Health Innovation Conference will be held at Yale University. This is the world's learding and largest global health conference, as well as the largest social entrepreneurship conference, with 2,000 professionals and students from more than 55 countries. 

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Volunteer Nicaragua Event

Wednesday 11/15

The Graduate School of Nursing is partnering with Global Links, Rise Against Hunger and Pitt Study Abroad to supply and package 10,000 nutritious meals for mothers living in situations in vulnerability in rural Nicaragua. We are seeking YOUR help to package these meals on Wednesday, November 15th! This is a GREAT opportunity to network with leaders of global nonprofits and learn about maternal health in Nicaragua. Free bagels will be provided! 

Please email Madi Grimaldi at mag262@pitt.edu to sign up!!! 

Last Updated On Tuesday, October 31, 2017 by Mavero, Meredith Leigh
Created On Tuesday, October 31, 2017

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